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Addressing BDS in the American Academy

Center for Israel Studies Event Explores Complexities of Jewish Identity on Campus  On November 8, Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies presented two scholars in conversation about anti-Israel activities in the world of academia at its 2017 Joseph and Faye Glatt Program on Israel and the Rule of Law Lecture. Titled “Israel, BDS and Campus

Wurzweiler Student’s Essay Wins Award

Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S Discusses Complexity of Ending Client Relationships An essay by Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work from Brooklyn, New York, has won the 2017 Diana List Cullen Memorial First Year MSW Student Writing Scholarship Award. The award, bestowed by the Metropolitan Chapter of the New York

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Students Present TEDx Yeshiva University

November 16 Event Speakers Include Faculty, Students and Alumni on Topics Ranging From Addressing Poverty to Student-Centered Learning On Thursday, November 16, TEDx Yeshiva University will present its second year of TED-style lectures at the Yeshiva University Museum/Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, from 7 to 9 p.m. TED (an acronym for Technology,

Students Hack, Give Back

YU Hackathon Combines Technology and Creativity to Support Nonprofit Organizations This weekend, Yeshiva University students held their fourth annual hackathon, a 24-hour technological innovation marathon that promotes creative thinking and partnerships. YU’s event provided a unique forum for observant Jews to connect, brainstorm and built projects together, as hackathons are typically held on Shabbat on other college

The Future of Data Science

At Yeshiva College Computer Science Department Event, Industry Experts Share Insights and Experience On Wednesday, October 25, the Yeshiva College Department of Computer Science presented two back-to-back executive lectures in Weissberg Commons featuring Dr. Erick Brethenoux and Steve Demuth, renowned experts in the fields of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Judah Diament,

Introducing YU Ideas

New Web Series Harnesses YU’s Interdisciplinary Resources to Frame Conversations About Crucial Issues Facing Society Yeshiva University’s Office of the President has launched a new initiative that will present the YU community with new tools to consider and discuss the most pressing issues facing society today. Called “YU Ideas,” the website will leverage the University’s

Educating Effective Advocates for Political Change

Wurzweiler to Train Social Workers to Run for Elected Office at November 2-3 Campaign School Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work will host a Campaign School for Social Workers with The Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work on Thursday and Friday, November 2-3, 2017, at the Weissberg Commons in Belfer Hall, 2495

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